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Pandemic Parenting

This year has been challenging. The pandemic has brought fear, financial struggles, the worry of poor health, isolation, and a feeling of unknown to many. Just like most things, there are many different opinions on parenting through covid-19 pandemic. We are not here to give you all of the answers ( we don’t know them…

Concierge Medicine

Concierge Medicine

Interview with Doctor Shelly Miller We recently had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Shelly Miller and learn more about concierge medicine. We were truly impressed with Shelly and the care model that her team provides. Previous to this meeting, we had no idea that concierge medicine was so in-depth and personalized. We are consistently…

5 tips for bringing a new sibling home

5 Tips for Bringing a New Sibling Home

First off, congratulations! You are already thinking about the transitional period that often comes with bringing a new baby home. This means you are ahead of the game! Preparing for this transition while pregnant can be greatly beneficial when your new baby is born, and your older kids are introduced. Today we are going to…

mom guilt, lets talk about it!

Mom Guilt

Parenthood is like no other journey in the world. You create this tiny little human, and they are your tiny human to raise. You are told it is your sole responsibility to keep them alive, educate them, teach them their manners, and make sure they grow up to be successful and respectful adults. From the…

Pace bottle feeding. feeding method. bottle feeding. Doula. Santa Cruz, San Jose, Menlo Park, Los Altos

Paced Bottle Feeding

There are so many different ways to feed your baby and so many opinions on each method. As doulas, we aren’t here to tell you which decision is best for you. We are here to give you the information that we have and talk you through making a decision that works best for your family.…

Postpartum Night Doula

Postpartum Night Doula

An Interview with Isabel Modena, a Bay City Doula Sleepless nights add up, and they can add up fast. A regular task can feel impossible after a restless night. We know firsthand how hard the first month’s home with a baby can be without sleep. We also know how much overnight support can transition a…

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Top Four Newborn Products

   Welcoming a baby home can be such an exciting time in life! During your pregnancy, you may begin to realize that there are endless products out there for your newborn baby, and choosing what you may need can feel stressful. This week we will talk about our top four newborn products that we find useful…

The importance of postpartum support

Doula Support During Covid-19

To all who are pregnant or welcoming a baby this year, congratulations! It is a celebratory time in your life. We know that this year may have been unprecedented and when you found out you were pregnant it became a whole new journey. Many were not able to have a baby shower, gender reveals party,…

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Smoke Safety for a Newborn During the CZU Wildfire

2020 has been a hard year for most, especially new and expecting parents. Unfortunately, we now have a new reason to wear face masks while outside of our homes in Santa Cruz, San Jose, and the rest of the Bay Area. The CZU complex fire has burned 63,000 acres between both Santa Cruz and San…

Ayurvedic nutrition during pregnancy

Ayurvedic Nutrition During Pregnancy

This week we had the opportunity to interview Kem White an Ayurvedic Specialist, Clinical Herbalist, mother of three, and Santa Cruz native. Kem White became interested in alternative medicine through her own reproductive struggles earlier in life. Through her studies of Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine and herbalism, Kem has helped empower women with educational based knowledge…